In 1977 Don Herron began leading The Dashiell Hammett Tour, now the longest-running literary tour in the nation. On this site you’ll find information on current walks — dates, where to meet, arranging tours by appointment — plus a hard-boiled blog with news, reviews of books and film, and a dash of noir.
The latest and greatest edition to self-guide you up and down the mean streets.
Willeford: The Book
Includes the first “Mr. Hunt” story, “Knives in the Dark.”
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News: November 2009
TOUR SUNDAY NOVEMBER 15 In addition to various tours by appointment this month, Don is offering a Hammett walk open to anyone interested — Sunday November 15 at noon, ten bucks, four hours, the usual, just like it says on … Continue reading
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News: September 2009
EVERY SUNDAY IN SEPTEMBER Like it says on the Tour Page, you’ve got a Hammett tour every Sunday this month. Just show up, clutching the equivalent of a tenspot. Put some air in your gumshoes. Walk the walk. SEAN McCOURT … Continue reading
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